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12/11/15 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Maggie Higby in Sylvester Manor’s Windmill Field doing what she loves, being outside and farming.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Maggie Higby in Sylvester Manor’s Windmill Field doing what she loves, being outside and farming.

Maggie Higby, a farm apprentice at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, was a high school student when she had an experience with a cow that shaped her future.

She milked it. (more…)

02/21/15 3:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Baby, it's cold outside. But there are ways to say warm and enjoy the winter.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Baby, it’s cold outside. But there are ways to say warm and enjoy the winter.

How can we stay warm in this brutal winter without going broke and without looking like a fugitive from Vermont?

There is no simple solution, but there are better ways than layering to the point of immobility and dropping the thermostat to 58 degrees. Yes, I know people who do that! (more…)

08/09/14 8:00am
James Bornemeier

James Bornemeier

This pertains to a trip to Fenway Park, so Yankee fans are strongly urged to turn to the legal ads further back in the paper. There might be some nuggets in the columns of fine print more interesting than pondering how your season is going, slogging along hoping for the second wild-card spot. (more…)